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September 07 - 28, 2021

Tennis - Adult Advanced Beginning

Portland Tennis Center • 324 NE 12th Ave PortlandOR  97212 Organized by Portland Parks and Recreation
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

This Advanced Beginning Tennis Class (USTA/NTRP 2.0-2.5) is designed for adults 18 & up who have had some instruction, feel comfortable “demonstrating” the fundamentals of Serve, Forehand, Backhand, Volley’s and Overhead, but lack the ability to change grips quickly, rally, and hit on the run. Players will really enjoy more challenging opportunities to rally, learn more advanced agility and footwork, become more comfortable with stoke preparation, stroke choice, basic ball placement and positioning for singles and doubles. Drills are introduced in this class and in general, this level of play can participate, FREE of Charge during the session duration, in our Sunday 2.0-2.5 Mixer that generally runs from 4:45-6:45pm (Please check Covid-19 availability, as Mixers may not be available).Per Covid-19 guidelines at PTC, please make sure you bring your own water bottle (water is not provided at PTC), and a mask must always be worn during play indoors. Covid-19 protocols change often, please check our website for updates: https://www.portland.gov/parks/covid-19-updates.For future reference, participation in any of our 3.0 & above Mixers will require an NTRP or PTC Rating in order to register, so either provide your NTRP Rating by emailing PTC Coordinator Bret Bowers at bret.bowers@portlandoregon.gov or if you DO NOT have an NTRP Rating, please register online on Portland Tennis Bookings for one of our PTC Rating Sessions.Note: To determine level advancement in the Adult Development process, please consult with your Certified Professional Instructor as to when you are ready to advance or if this level of play is the right fit.Helpful Links: USTA/NTRP link to understanding playing level and ratings https://assets.usta.com/assets/639/15/National%20tennis%20Rating%20Program.pdfhttps://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/pdfs/NTRP%20General%20Characteristics.pdfhttps://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/pdfs/10013_experience_player_ntrp_guidelines.pdf


Class held at PTC, however, location such as indoor or outdoor can vary

Note: If needed, Racquets are available at PTC

We offer a free PTC Rating Session if you are new to PTC or do NOT have a current USTA Rating. If you DO have a current USTA Rating, but it has NOT been placed in your Portland Tennis Bookings account, please email Bret Bowers at bret.bowers@portlandoregon.gov

Please contact PTC if you are not sure which class to register for.

Thank You, PTC Management


Age Group

6. Adult 18+

Location

Portland Tennis Center

Instructor

David Blagden

When

September 07 - 28, 2021

7:15 PM to 8:30 PM

Tuesday

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Age and Gender

Ages 18-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Portland Tennis Center

324 NE 12th Ave PortlandOR  97212

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